What does the Lone Star quilt represent?
Star quilts are given to mark important life events, like graduation. For the Lakota (Sioux) people, the star quilt — wičháȟpi owíŋža — represents honor and generosity.
What does the quilt symbolize to the narrator and her daughter Maggie?
The quilts represent an intimate bond to community and family identity for Maggie and Mrs. Johnson. To a great extent, the quilt embodies the personalized connection that both mother and daughter share to one another and their past.
What is a log cabin quilt?
Log Cabin Quilts are made of arrangements of a repeated single block pattern. The Log Cabin block consists of light and dark fabric strips that represent the walls of a. log cabin. A center patch, often of red cloth, represents the hearth or fire.